Reservoir Engineering: The Fundamentals, Simulation, And Management Of Conventional And…

Hardcover | September 23, 2015

byAbdus Satter, Ghulam M. IqbalEditorAbdus Satter

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Reservoir Engineering focuses on the fundamental concepts related to the development of conventional and unconventional reservoirs and how these concepts are applied in the oil and gas industry to meet both economic and technical challenges. Written in easy to understand language, the book provides valuable information regarding present-day tools, techniques, and technologies and explains best practices on reservoir management and recovery approaches. Various reservoir workflow diagrams presented in the book provide a clear direction to meet the challenges of the profession. As most reservoir engineering decisions are based on reservoir simulation, a chapter is devoted to introduce the topic in lucid fashion. The addition of practical field case studies make Reservoir Engineering a valuable resource for reservoir engineers and other professionals in helping them implement a comprehensive plan to produce oil and gas based on reservoir modeling and economic analysis, execute a development plan, conduct reservoir surveillance on a continuous basis, evaluate reservoir performance, and apply corrective actions as necessary. Connects key reservoir fundamentals to modern engineering applications Bridges the conventional methods to the unconventional, showing the differences between the two processes Offers field case studies and workflow diagrams to help the reservoir professional and student develop and sharpen management skills for both conventional and unconventional reservoirs

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Reservoir Engineering focuses on the fundamental concepts related to the development of conventional and unconventional reservoirs and how these concepts are applied in the oil and gas industry to meet both economic and technical challenges. Written in easy to understand language, the book provides valuable information regarding presen...

Abdus Satter retired from Texaco in 1998 as a senior research consultant after 30 years of service, and he started his own company for engineering consulting and training services. Besides Texaco, he worked for Amoco Petroleum Company, Frank Cole Engineering and taught at the University of Western Ontario and Ahsanullah Engineering Col...
Format:HardcoverDimensions:486 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:September 23, 2015Publisher:Gulf Professional PublishingLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128002190

ISBN - 13:9780128002193

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction to Reservoir Engineering and Management Practices
Chapter 2 Elements of Petroleum Reservoirs: Origin, Depositional
Environments, Accumulation and Migration of Petroleum
Chapter 3 Reservoir Rock Properties
Chapter 4 Reservoir Fluid Properties
Chapter 5 Phase Behavior of Hydrocarbon Fluids in Reservoirs
Chapter 6 Reservoir Characterization
Chapter 7 Reservoir Life Cycle and Role of Professionals
Chapter 8 Reservoir Management Processes and Case Studies In Engineering Management
Chapter 9 Fluid Flow through Porous Media
Chapter 10 Transient Well Pressure Tests
Chapter 11 Primary Recovery Mechanisms and Recovery Efficiencies
Chapter 12 Volumetric Method in Petroleum Reservoir Analysis
Chapter 13 Decline Curve Analysis
Chapter 14 Classical Material Balance Method
Chapter 15 Reservoir Simulation Method
Chapter 16 Water Flooding and Water Flood Surveillance
Chapter 17 Enhanced Oil Recovery Processes: Thermal, Chemical, and Miscible Methods
Chapter 18 Horizontal Well Technology and Performance
Chapter 19 Oil and Gas Recovery Methods:
19A Infill Drilling In heterogeneous reservoirs
19B Low permeability reservoirs
Chapter 20 Rejuvenation of Reservoirs with Declining Performance
Chapter 21 Unconventional Oil Reservoirs
Chapter 22 Unconventional Gas Reservoirs
Chapter 23 Petroleum Reserves and World Outlook
Chapter 24 Reservoir Management Economics, Risks and Uncertainties